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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 23:22:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 18%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' South, Longitude: 120° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.91 meters/second, 1601.7 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 27' 53.8"995.15 miwest0° 11' 35.5"13.28 minorth995.41 mi
24 hours12° 33' 36.6"864.11 mieast4° 41' 04.5"321.88 minorth924.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 3:22 PM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 6:22 PM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 1:22 PM3379 km2099 miles1824 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 5:22 PM3512 km2182 miles1896 nmEast E
Mexico CitySat 5:22 PM3678 km2286 miles1986 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 4:22 PM4017 km2496 miles2169 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 5:22 PM4043 km2512 miles2183 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 5:22 PM4115 km2557 miles2222 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiSun 1:22 PM4151 km2579 miles2241 nmWest W
ManaguaSat 5:22 PM4317 km2683 miles2331 nmEast-northeast ENE

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